James Piereson is a Senior Fellow at The Manhattan Institute and author (most recently) of Shattered Consensus (Encounter).
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Features March 2019
Trumping right along
A review of The Case for Trump by Victor Davis Hanson.
Books June 2018
Trump’s art of the possible
Features January 2018
Why populism fails
On a more precise understanding of the challenges that populist movements face.
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May 10, 2019
Roadblocks to impeachment
On impeachment precedent & possible outcomes for the present situation.
Jan 04, 2019
A note on character in politics
On Machiavelli and contemporary political discourse.
Dec 31, 2018
The impeachment fantasy
Looking ahead to presidential politics in the New Year.
February 28, 2019
James Piereson & James Panero discuss the Trump presidency
October 06, 2017
“Populism & its critics”
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The New Criterion and The Social Affairs Unit hosted “Populism and its critics” on September 29, 2017. The symposium brought together preeminent conservative thinkers from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss the rise of President Donald Trump, Brexit, and the overarching populist movements that enabled both. Please enjoy the symposium as a podcast or video below, or listen on our iTunes podcast channel here.